This includes drainage, indoor and outdoor pipes, sinks, and other plumbing fixtures within the home.
It is important to ensure the home’s HVAC system is in good condition - HVAC repairs can be quite costly.
To avoid the risk of electric hazards, inspectors will ensure that the circuit box, breakers, and outlets are all in good condition.
The home will also be checked for any damage to the flooring material, subfloor, and roofing fixtures.
Individual inspector's pricing models depend on the nature of the inspection as well as their experience and expertise.
Make sure any inspector hired is properly certified. Looking through professional associations such as ASHI or NAHI ensures a qualified professional.
The importance of hiring a home inspector cannot be overstated. A property may appear perfect on the surface but it may have hidden problems in multiple areas of the home. Why hire a home inspector? Because they have the training and experience to thoroughly inspect a home for any underlying issues.
With a home inspection in hand, you can negotiate with the seller for any necessary repairs before purchase.